View Full Version : Exoplanet Aurora… Light ‘Em Up!

2011-Jul-23, 10:10 PM
One of the most beautiful and mysterious apparitions – be it north or south – here on Earth is an auroral display. We know it’s caused by the Sun-Earth connection, so could it happen around exoplanets as well? New research shows that aurorae on distant “hot Jupiters” could be 100-1000 times brighter than Earthly aurorae, [...]

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